Recent Results

DISCLAIMER: Any results achieved on behalf of a client in one matter does not necessarily indicate that similar results can be obtained for other clients. 

Listed below are some of the recent results that the Michael Jeffcoat Firm has achieved for its clients (all names have been redacted to protect clients’ identities):

State v. C.E., August 30, 2017

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: DUI, 1st Offense
  • Result: Dismissed

State v. J.G., July 11, 2017

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: Domestic Violence, 3rd Degree
  • Result: Dismissed

State v. M.C., June 8, 2017

  • Court: General Sessions and Municipal Court
  • Charge: Larceny / breaking into motor vehicle or tanks, pumps, where fuel, lubricants stored and larceny / petit or simple larceny – $2,000 or less
  • Result: Accepted into the Pre-Trial Intervention Program – PTI

State v. K.N., May 16, 2017

  • Court: General Sessions Court
  • Charge: Drugs / Theft of a Controlled Substance
  • Result: Dismissed / Nolle Prosequi

State v. J.P., May 12, 2017

  • Court: General Sessions Court
  • Charge: Community Supervision Program (CSP) Violation
  • Result: Motion to Terminate CSP Granted despite Probation Agent’s recommendation for a revocation.

State v. F.T., May 9, 2017

  • Court: Municipal Court
  • Charge: Driving Under the Influence, 1st Offense
  • Result: DUI Dismissed; Pled Guilty to Reckless Driving

State v. C.R., May 8, 2017

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: Improper Lane Change
  • Result: Jury Trial – Not Guilty Verdict

State v. W.S., May 3, 2017

  • Court: General Sessions
  • Charge: Driving Under the Influence, 2nd Offense
  • Result: Pled to Reckless Driving in Transfer Court

State v. Z.O. , March 28, 2017

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: Driving Under the Influence and Possession of Synthetic Marijuana
  • Result: Dismissed for failure to prosecute

State v. H.C., March 23, 2017

  • Court: General Sessions
  • Charge: Domestic Violence, 2nd Degree
  • Result: Dismissed

State v. C.B. , March 22, 2017

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: Driving Under the Influence, 1st Offense (Refusal)
  • Result: DUI Dismissed; Pled to Reckless Driving (Rewritten on a new ticket).

State v. H.B., March 9, 2017

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: Driving Under the Influence, 1st Offense (Refusal)
  • Result: Dismissed DUI charge after hearing based on the State’s failure to comply with a specific Brady and Rule 5 request for discovery.

State v. C.L., March 8, 2017

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: Driving Under the Influence, 1st Offense (Refusal) and Open Container
  • Result: DUI Dismissed; Pled to Reckless Driving (Rewritten on a new ticket) and Open Container.

State v. T.G., January 26, 2017

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: DUI (Refused Breath Test) and Simple Possession of Marijuana
  • Result: DUI and Poss. of Marijuana Dismissed; New Ticket Rewritten for Reckless Driving.

State v. B.J., January 13, 2017

  • Charge: Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor, Second Degree
  • Motion: Initial Bond Hearing
  • Result: Bond Set with Conditions

State v. K.S., January 12, 2017

  • Charge: Felony DUI, Resulting in Death
  • Motion: Motion to Set Bond (General Sessions)
  • Result: Bond Set with Conditions

State v. K.M. , January 9, 2017

  • Charge: Under Investigation for Fraudulent Acquisition or Use of Food Stamps
  • Result: Not indicted. Assistant Attorney General decided not seek an indictment based on our negotiations.

State v. N.W., January 6, 2017

  • Charge: Felony DUI, Resulting in Death
  • Motion: Initial Bond Hearing
  • Result: Bond Set with Conditions

State v. D.D., December 27, 2016

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: Driving Under the Influence
  • Result: Dismissed DUI charge

State v. F.L., December 15, 2016

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: Petit Larceny
  • Result: Dismissed

State v. J.M., November 17, 2016

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: DUI, First Offense (BAC .13)
  • Result: DUI dismissed

State v. J.T., November 17, 2016

  • Court: General Sessions Court
  • Charge: Armed Robbery (5 counts); Possession of a Weapon During the Commission of a Violent Crime (5 counts)
  • Motion: Request for Bond Reduction Hearing
  • Result: Motion Granted; Bond Reduced

State v. P.K. [Redacted to Protect Identity], November 14, 2016

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: Assault and Battery, Third Degree, and Animal Restraint violation
  • Result: Dismissed

South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation (LLR), November 8, 2016

  • Board of Medical Examiners: Final Order (Disciplinary) Hearing for a Doctor
  • Result: Private Reprimand

State v. M.C. [Redacted to Protect Identity], October 10, 2016

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: DUI, First Offense (Refusal)
  • Result: DUI dismissed; Pled to Reckless Driving

State v. M.R. [Redacted to Protect Identity], September 14, 2016

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: DUI, First Offense (BAC .17)
  • Result: Dismissed

State v. J.G. [Redacted to Protect Identity], September 14, 2016

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: DUI, First Offense (Breath Test BAC .17)
  • Result: Dismissed

State v. M.G. [Redacted to Protect Identity], September 7, 2016

  • Court: Office of Motor Vehicle Hearings (Administrative Law Court)
  • Charge: Ignition Interlock Device Suspension (IID)
  • Result: Contested Case Hearing Dismissed and IID suspension removed.

State v. C. [Redacted to Protect Identity], August 25, 2016

  • Court: Municipal Court
  • Charge: Reckless Driving (Client has a pending unrelated DUI charge)
  • Result: Pled to Careless Driving on a new ticket with agreed upon conditions.

State v. K. [Redacted to Protect Identity], August 24, 2016

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: Driving under the Influence (DUI), Refusal; Public Disorderly Conduct; Leaving the Scene, Property Damage; and Striking Fixtures.
  • Result: Dismissed charges for DUI, Leaving the Scene, and Striking Fixtures; and Pled to Reckless Driving and Disorderly Conduct.

State v. J.M. [Redacted to Protect Identity], August 22, 2016

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: DUI, First Offense (Refusal) (Client had a CDL)
  • Result: Dismissed

State v. M. [Redacted to Protect Identity], August 15, 2016

  • Court: Administrative Law Court (Office of Motor Vehicle Hearings) – Contested Case Hearing
  • Charge: Driver’s license suspension from a pending DUI charge
  • Result: Dismissed with prejudice. Client’s driver’s license and driving privileges were reinstated.

State v. N. [Redacted to Protect Identity], August 11, 2016

  • Court: Municipal Court and General Sessions
  • Charge: Driving under the Influence (DUI), Refusal; Resisting Arrest; Child Endangerment; Failure to Obey Police
  • Result: Dismissed charges for DUI, Child Endangerment, and Failure to Obey Police; PTI for the Resisting Arrest charge (Expunged); and Pled to Reckless Driving and Disorderly Conduct

State v. M. [Redacted to Protect Identity], August 11, 2016

  • Court: Municipal Court
  • Charge: Driving under the Influence (DUI), BAC 0.14
  • Result: Dismissed DUI charge and Pled to Reckless Driving; Credit for Time Served; Paid $55 fine

State v. S.K. [Redacted to Protect Identity], August 11, 2016

  • Court: Municipal Court
  • Charge: Driving under the Influence (DUI), BAC 0.18
  • Result: Dismissed DUI charge and Pled to Reckless Driving; Paid $440 fine.

State v. G. [Redacted to Protect Identity], August 11, 2016

  • Court: Municipal Court
  • Charge: Driving under the Influence (DUI), Refusal, and Open Container
  • Result: Dismissed DUI charge and Pled to Reckless Driving ($440 fine) and Open Container ($55 fine)

State v. K. [Redacted to Protect Identity], August 9, 2016

  • Court: General Sessions Court
  • Charge: Hit and Run, Property Damage
  • Result: Successfully completed PTI (Pre-Trial Intervention diversionary program)

State v. P. [Redacted to Protect Identity], June 6, 2016

  • Court: General Sessions Court and Magistrate Court
  • Charge: Two counts of Possession of Controlled Substance and Possession of Marijuana
  • Result: Admitted into PTI (Pre-Trial Intervention diversionary program)

State v. M. [Redacted to Protect Identity], June 2, 2016

  • Court: Magistrate Court
  • Charge: Domestic Violence (CDV), Third degree
  • Result: Admitted into the PTI program (Pre-Trial Intervention diversionary program)

State v. A. , May 26, 2016

  • Court: Municipal Court
  • Charge: Driving under the Influence (DUI), Refusal

Result: Dismissed